Arbitration request form

Form for use by suppliers requesting that the Groceries Code Adjudicator arbitrate in a dispute with a retailer.


Arbitration request form

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Suppliers seeking arbitration should also refer to the GCA Arbitration policy

Completed forms should be sent to and the other party at the same time.

The form should:

  • set out the main elements of the dispute that will later form the basis of the statement of claim

  • summarise relevant events, give details of the alleged Code breach, and make reference to specific provisions of the Code and how they should be interpreted

  • give an indication of the loss suffered directly as a result of the alleged Code breach, together with details of any attempt to mitigate that loss, and the remedy sought

Published 2 April 2014